Gekkonidae

plural noun
Gek·​kon·​i·​dae | \ geˈkänəˌdē \

Definition of Gekkonidae

: a large family of Old World and New World lizards with amphicoelous vertebrae and other apparently primitive characters — see gekko

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History and Etymology for Gekkonidae

New Latin, from Gekkon-, Gekko, type genus + -idae

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“Gekkonidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gekkonidae. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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